Kids who participate in science activities outside of the classroom are more likely to be comfortable with science.
4-H aims to grow the next generation of inventors, entrepreneurs and problem-solvers by giving youth plenty of opportunities to try their hands at real world science. 4-H Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) projects give families science enrichment opportunities and connects kids to Cornell’s science outreach programs.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County is your resource for STEM curriculum such as; Entomology, Robotics, Computer, Woodworking, and Financial Champions. The curriculum is available to 4-H members, leaders, teachers and others involved in youth development. If you are interested in STEM curriculum simply call Lynette Kay at 315-736-3394 x 105.
There are also many STEM activities available in PDF form. This collection of science activities is perfect for youth grades 3-6. The activities have been developed for afterschool, in-school, clubs and youth groups, camps and others wishing to explore science. Lessons are written to be "grab and go" for any leader or teacher. There are activities in topics, such as:
In addition to the above mentioned resources Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County hosts Science Days, annually. This is a three day event held at the Farm & Home Center in Oriskany, New York during school April (spring) break. This event is open to all Oneida County Youth and covers such STEM topics as: Astronomy, Global Positioning System, Robotics, Climate, Animal Science and Nano-Technology and more.
Last updated March 9, 2017